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Half of Syrian Children Don't Go To School. This Needs to Change.

Michael Klosson | Posted 02.01.2016 | World
Michael Klosson

Making sure that Syrian children are learning is the right thing to do. It also protects children and youth from being exploited by child labor, early marriage, and recruitment by armed groups.

The Majority of Stillbirths Occur in Africa But How Does A Mother Deal With The Loss?

Toyin Ojora-Saraki | Posted 01.23.2016 | Women
Toyin Ojora-Saraki

Nigeria suffers a rate of almost 43 stillbirths per 1000 births, whereas Iceland has a rate of only 1.3 per 1000 births. How can Nigeria simultaneously reduce its stillbirth rate and ensure that the 43 mothers per 1000 births are supported?

Sacha Baron Cohen And Isla Fisher Donate $1 Million To Syrian Refugees

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 12.28.2015 | Entertainment

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International Migrants Day -- Addressing the Growing Health Crisis

Toyin Ojora-Saraki | Posted 12.18.2015 | Impact
Toyin Ojora-Saraki

There are currently almost 60 million refugees and internally displaced people (IDPs) around the world. This is the most at any time since World War II -- a devastating reminder on International Migrants Day.

Yemen's War Through A Child's Eyes: 'I Saw My Mum Burning In Front Of Me'

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 12.08.2015 | World

Nine months of war in Yemen have left hundreds of children dead, and many more maimed or deeply traumatized by the ongoing violence. A report by inte...

A Child's Question Made this CEO Create a Product that Empowers Children of Color

Anthony Papa | Posted 12.04.2015 | Black Voices
Anthony Papa

While conducting a class one day a 12 year old boy approached and politely asked why there was not a black Santa Clause. This question set in motion a series of meetings that eventually led to the creation of Melanin Moments, LLC a premier product company designed to uplift and empower people of color.

Shouldn't We Be Helping Those At Home First?

Marc Joseph | Posted 11.02.2015 | Impact
Marc Joseph

The numbers of those in need in America are staggering. Our government has no more money to allocate to additional programs, so it must move its dollars around rather than hoping to collect more taxes.

Kids' Drawings Inspired These Adorably Awesome Plush Toys For Charity

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 11.06.2015 | Good News

This furniture retailer is making a global impact with some cute new products -- no assembly required. IKEA has produced a special line of 10...

Nou Fini: An Unexpected Journey

Marceline Fleurilus | Posted 10.14.2015 | World
Marceline Fleurilus

During a recent trip to my home town of Verrettes, I noticed a small girl walking alone in my neighborhood. Though I didn't realize it then, my life changed in that instant. She carried a heavy load on her head and looked malnourished.

The Time Is Now: Delivering on the SDG Agenda

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 11.30.2015 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

There's no way around feelings of euphoria today. World Leaders at the United Nations are ringing in a new set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that promise to end extreme poverty and the scourge of hunger and preventable deaths of infants and children around the world.

Closed Mouth Syndrome

Sophia Williams-Baugh | Posted 09.11.2015 | Crime
Sophia Williams-Baugh

The 'closed mouth' syndrome leads to pain creating pain. If people worried more about talking things over with their children, we probably wouldn't have so many cases of child rape and molestation reports in the news WEEKLY.

We Can't Predict The Future, But We Can Change The Way It Unfolds For Children In Poverty

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 09.08.2015 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

Together we can help all children reach their dreams. We can't predict the future, but we know that when we invest in children we transform the way their future unfolds.

How We're Failing Children In Disaster Preparedness, By The Numbers

Posted 08.24.2015 | Parents

Children are especially vulnerable during natural disasters. We witnessed this after Hurricane Katrina in 2005, when 1,833 people died, more than a mi...

Low-Cost Schools Are Being Built Out Of Sand In Jordan Refugee Camps

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 07.31.2015 | Impact

A team of architects is working to bring low-cost, durable homes to refugee camps in Jordan and other parts of the world by relying heavily ...

You Are Ignoring Children In Need.

Dr. John DeGarmo | Posted 07.17.2015 | Parents
Dr. John DeGarmo

You are ignoring children in need. You felt strongly about gay marriage rights, and you fought for them, putting all your energy into it.

The Government Is Leaving Children At Risk -– Are You?

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 07.15.2015 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

It's been 10 years since Hurricane Katrina revealed how ill-prepared our nation was to protect children from disaster. New research shows that far too little has changed.

It's Too Early to Declare Victory Over Ebola

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 07.13.2015 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

The resurgence of Ebola in Liberia is a sharp reminder that all efforts to fight the epidemic must remain high and that the international community should continue to be mobilized.

Pakistan Reverses Decision To Shutter Save The Children

AP | ZARAR KHAN | Posted 06.15.2015 | Impact

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's Interior Ministry has halted an order it made closing the office of the international aid group Save the Children in Isl...

Save The Children Shut Down In Pakistan After 35 Years Of Service For Violating Charter

Associated Press | MUNIR AHMED | Posted 06.12.2015 | Impact

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Pakistani government shut down the offices of the international aid group Save the Children in the capital, Islamabad for vi...

Jack Black Breaks Down Meeting Homeless Ugandan Boy Who Just Wants An Education

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.26.2015 | Impact

America recently got to see a whole other side to jokester Jack Black. In support of Red Nose Day, the funny man traveled to Uganda and took a gli...

Entrepreneur Hani Farsi Launches New Program to Help Arab Women Filmmakers

Karin Badt | Posted 05.23.2015 | Impact
Karin Badt

Once a restauranteur of high end restaurants and clubs, currently a prominent film producer, Farsi is also the founder of the philanthropic Mohammed S. Farsi Foundation, named after his father, which helps support education, health development and the arts all over the world -- and now this new program at UCLA.

'Save The Children' Works To Rescue Migrant Children In Italy

Isabella Ferrari | Posted 05.22.2015 | World
Isabella Ferrari

A sea of fear divides Europeans from migrants. Migrants fear death on the sea. For Europeans, there was, and still is, the fear of accommodating, of sharing. There's a lack of courage in not putting these people -- who have risked their lives -- first.

Red Nose Charity Celeb Supporters Include Kim Kardashian, Reese Witherspoon

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.22.2015 | Impact

The carpet won't be the only thing red at the Hammerstein Ballroom Thursday night. Dozens of Hollywood are supporting Red Nose Day -- a three-hour ...

Red Nose Day: Giving Kids More to Smile About

Carolyn S. Miles | Posted 05.20.2015 | Impact
Carolyn S. Miles

It's rare we can all have the chance to come together and share a laugh, while, at the same time, fight poverty and its detrimental impact on children in the United States and around the world.

Stories Of Motherhood From Central Africa To South East Asia

Maria Cristina H. Oñate | Posted 05.19.2015 | Impact
Maria Cristina H. Oñate

All mothers carry the brightest hopes for their children's health and wellbeing. To show you how motherhood unites women from all corners of the world and walks of life, we have invited two moms from two different continents to talk about the trials and tribulations of motherhood in their countries.